Gary Matthews (Owner/Operator)
Before Gary created Avalon Heating and Cooling, He worked with Autozone as a District Manager. Later he began working with a heating company in New Philadelphia. Wanting to be closer to home, he started Avalon Heating and Cooling. Gary spends most of his days at work, but in his spare time he enjoys motorcycles, The Walking Dead, and spending time with his lovely wife of 32 years, Sharon.
Doug Mapes (Service Technician)
Doug graduated from Carrollton High School where he had the opportunity to study heating and cooling at Buckeye Career Center. During his time at Buckeye, he began an internship with Avalon during the fall of 2009. As a student, Doug won a statewide technicians award for his skills in HVAC at Stark State College. In Spring 2010, one week after his high school graduation, Doug began working with Avalon full time. Doug is an avid outdoors man and spends most of his time outside of work fishing or hunting.
Scott Ramey (Installer)
Scott has lived in Carrollton for more than 20 years. He is married and has two daughters and two grandchildren. He has been working in the heating and cooling business since 1996. Scott is an outdoors man and enjoys rabbit hunting with his beagles that he raised and trained from pups. Scott is also an avid Deer Hunter.
Jerrad Kidd (Installer)
Jerrad has lived in Cadiz his whole life. At the age of 13, Jerrad began working in a restaurant. At the age of 18, he began working with a gas plant. Jerrad decide that at 20, he wanted something with better job security for his life. He then began studying HVAC at Belmont Tech. Soon after, he met Gary and began working with Avalon. He is happy to be building a great life with his girlfriend and son that arrives in June.